SolarWinds NPM Pros and Cons

SolarWinds NPM Pros

Demetrio Chuasieng
Sr Network Administrator at a recruiting/HR firm with 10,001+ employees
You can monitor performance counters effortlessly.
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Rajesh Bage
Server and Network Monitoring Engineer at ZS Associates
We can proactively fix historical issues, so we won't face those problems in future.
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David Olusesan
System Administration at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
This has helped us to monitor the availability of our routers, switches, servers, and virtual environments.
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reviewer742629
IT Expert & Data Center Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We had some interfaces where the SFP Ports were having some problems after a while. We found which of the SFP Ports was having the error and changed it, so the bandwidth become okay.
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MohammedAlkhabbat
Network Administrator at Libyana Mobile Phone
The set up was very easy. We didn't have any problems with the setup. The deployment took less than an hour.
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TechHead126632
Technical Head at CARD MRI Information Technology Inc.
It gives us a map of the network setup and one console to see the entire network.
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Ali Alkhamis
CISO with 201-500 employees
One of the best features is the reports feature.
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reviewer1168221
User at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
It is very extensible with 'SWQL' and APIs to where we are beginning to integrate it with network automation.
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Suzanne Fisher
Help Desk Technician at NERIC BOCES
The most valuable feature of this solution is the alerts.
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SolarWinds NPM Cons

Demetrio Chuasieng
Sr Network Administrator at a recruiting/HR firm with 10,001+ employees
It would be nice if SolarWinds could have a polling engine on the site that would collect the reporting and then manage everything itself.
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Rajesh Bage
Server and Network Monitoring Engineer at ZS Associates
It is not that stable. As a Windows software, I have seen issues with SolarWinds. The performance is slow.
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David Olusesan
System Administration at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Application Performance Monitoring should be included in this solution.
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reviewer742629
IT Expert & Data Center Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We are looking to change away from this solution because of the documentation and the solution doesn't have enough integration in our country. The documentation is too weak.
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MohammedAlkhabbat
Network Administrator at Libyana Mobile Phone
The aesthetic widgets should be dynamic widgets, so the customization can be even more customizable.
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TechHead126632
Technical Head at CARD MRI Information Technology Inc.
A feature I would ask for is for them to have this solution available for Linux systems instead of Windows.
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Ali Alkhamis
CISO with 201-500 employees
Consolidation of platforms would provide a smoother experience.
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reviewer1168221
User at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
This solution would benefit from expanding on the capabilities within the API.
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Suzanne Fisher
Help Desk Technician at NERIC BOCES
It is difficult for stakeholders to translate technical requirements, which results in difficulties selecting a platform or implementing a solution.
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